Joint Press Release – IMPLEMENTING STAGE 2 FIRE RESTRICTIONS

DATE: May 23, 2022

WHO: Residents of the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority and Prescott Fire
Department jurisdictions.

WHAT: IMPLEMENTING STAGE 2 FIRE RESTRICTIONS

WHEN: May 26, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.

WHERE: The 42 square miles of the City of Prescott and the 365 square miles of the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) which includes the Towns of Prescott Valley, Dewey-Humboldt, Chino Valley, and Paulden. CAFMA’s jurisdiction also applies to areas surrounding the City of Prescott such as Williamson Valley, upper Copper Basin Road, the Mountain Club area, Ponderosa Park off of White Spar Road, and the Senator Highway area of Karen Drive, Sweet Acres, and Oak Knoll Village along with the areas of Government Canyon and Diamond Valley which are south of Prescott.

WHY: The Prescott Fire Department and Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority will be enacting our Stage 2 Fire Restrictions on May 26, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. which will also be consistent with the Prescott National Forest and the unincorporated areas of Yavapai County areas not protected by fire districts or area fire departments. These restrictions will stay in effect until we receive significant rain throughout the area to justify lifting these restrictions. Please have a safe summer and visit our websites at www.cazfire.org or http://www.prescott-az.gov/services/fire/ for further information.

CONTACT: Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal Tom Knapp (928) 777-1700
Prescott Fire Department

Fire Marshal Rick Chase (928) 772-7711
Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority